Island News

Port Blair, 13 Jan 2019/--/The recent cyclone, Pabuk and Pethai exposed the vulnerability of the A & N Islands (ANI) to disaster resulting from cyclones, earthquakes, Tsunami landslides & others. Forest and...
BAMBOOFLAT, 13 Jan 2019/--/The battered condition of about 20 kms stretch of roads from Ograbraj to Shatankhari in South Andaman has come to haunt the residents and motorists who rue how they are faced with a tough time...
Port Blair, 13 Jan 2019/--/The ‘Indian Soldier’ has remained as the ‘go-to’ option when all other arms of governance have failed. Ironically the apolitical culture and ‘distance’ from the corridors of power, if...

West Bengal & Other States

Sagar Island, 15 Jan 2019/--/Over 30 lakh pilgrims from across the country and neighbouring Bangladesh and Nepal took holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of MakarSankrantion Tuesday, the state government said.Panchayat and Rural Development Minister...
NEW DELHI, 15 Jan 2019/--/National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma will meet JadavpurUniversity's vice-chancellor on Friday to discuss the matter involving a professor who allegedly wrote a "misogynistic" social media post.The professor had written a post on Facebook on...

Sports News

Mumbai, 6 Jan 2019/--/Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar and middle order batsman Praveen Amre on Sunday hailed the Indian cricket team which is on the cusp of making history in Australia. India are leading the four...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 15 Jan 2019/--/In a significant political development Vice President of Hamro Sikkim party Bhaichung Bhutia and Sikkim Krantikari Morcha president PS Golay today discussed the possibility of an alliance at a...
Gangtok, 15 Jan 2019/--/Nari Shakti, women's wing of opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, today lodged an FIR at Sadar Thana against Chief Minister Pawan Chamling for his alleged atrocious statement against women. The...
Gangtok, 12 Jan 2019/--/The first ever Rojgar (Employment) Mela was held at Paljor Stadium today. This historic programme of the State Government under the “One Family One Job” scheme, ensures a job in the Government...

National News

NEW DELHI, 15 Jan 2019/--/The Delhi High Court today sought the Union government’s response on a plea seeking setting up of an SIT to investigate alleged illegal phone tapping of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit...
Lucknow, 15 Jan 2019/--/Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today appealed to workers of her party and the Samajwadi Party to forget their past differences to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. On Saturday,...

Business News

Washington, 5 Jan 2019/--/The US and China are dealing the trade negotiations at the highest levels, President Donald Trump said, claiming that America's steel industry has come "roaring back" following the last year's...
Mumbai, 5 Jan 2019/--/Weeks after a UK court ordered his extradition, former liquor baron Vijay Mallya, accused of defaulting on loans of over Rs 9,00O crore, received another blow as a Mumbai court declared him a "...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 Dec 2018/--/Rising for the second straight day, the BSE benchmark Sensex jumped 157 points Thursday amid expiry of December series derivatives contracts and positive global cues. After rallying close to 400 points earlier in the session, the 30-share index pared some gains but finished...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 9 Jan 2019/--/Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will visit Siliguri on January 21, where she will be inaugurating Uttar Banga Utsav. Mamata will also be attending Netaji Jayanti in Darjeeling. The chief minister...
Jalpaiguri, 8 Jan 2019/--/Westside, India’s preferred fashion destination from the house of Tata’s, is offering its first ever End of the Season Sale (EOSS) in Jalpaiguri at its store in PRM Market City, with fantastic...
SILIGURI, MALDA, 8 Jan 2019/--/Except sporadic incidents of violence in a few regions the first day of nationwide industrial strike remained peaceful in Siliguri and its adjacent areas. As many as 10 central trade...

Echo World

Manila, 6 Jan 2019/--/The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 126, authorities said Sunday, adding landslides caused by torrential rain were the top cause. The storm...
BELGRADE (SERBIA), 6 Jan 2019/--/Thousands of people have braved snow and freezing temperatures in Serbia's capital to turn up for the fifth week of street protests against populist President Aleksandar Vucic. The...

Reflex Action

15 Jan 2019/--/It was one of those surreal moments in Parliament.  Outside more than two crore workers of the country were on an all-India strike.  Inside the Lok Sabha, a bizarre Bill to amend the Trade Unions Act was being discussed to determine the criteria for recognition of a trade union. The...

Editorial

15 Jan 2019/--/As the country goes to the next general elections in about three months, a sordid drama making a mockery of democracy is being played in Karnataka. The BJP, unable to stomach being outmanoeuvred by the Congress which quickly forged a post poll alliance with JD(U) to keep the BJP out of power, has now mounted  “Operation Topple to bring down the alliance government led by H. D. Kumar...